ICGB   70-246  , 220-801   N10-006   70-461   VCP550   642-999   CISM   200-125  , CISM   70-177  , 200-120   300-320   1Z0-144   JK0-022   300-209   200-355   NSE4   1Y0-201   300-206  , 2V0-620   70-412   MB2-707   300-208  , 1Z0-060   PEGACPBA71V1   LX0-103   000-105   300-209   000-080   1Y0-201   642-732   70-177   70-410   74-678   101-400   MB2-707   MB5-705   500-260   1Z0-051   700-501   MB2-704   70-412  , 70-177   300-209   070-461   2V0-621D   3002   200-125  , CISM   70-410   810-403   220-901   300-115   350-018   000-104   1Z0-803   OG0-091   M70-101  , 200-355   74-678   70-461   210-065  , 2V0-621   200-125  , CAP  , CAS-002   200-310   N10-006   100-101   70-483   MB6-703  , CISSP   1z0-808   300-115   000-089  , 070-461   70-980   70-412   642-732   CAS-002   70-463   350-018   220-801   M70-101   CCA-500   70-461  , MB6-703   102-400   HP0-S42   102-400   74-678   640-911   210-260   SY0-401   350-080   70-243   70-980  ,

Episode 37, with guests Evan Thomas, co-author of “Playbook 2012: The Right Fights Back” and Spencer Geissinger, Director of Operations and Advance in the George W Bush Administration

Evan Thomas, co-authored of  “Playbook 2012: The Right Fights Back” and Spencer Geissinger, Director of Operations and Advance in the George W Bush Administration are our guests this week.
Show produced by Katherine Caperton
Original Air Date: December 3, 2011 on SiriusXM Satellite Radio “POTUS” Channel 124
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This week’s PoliOptics radio show on SXM POTUS was a great deal of fun for me personally.  Josh King and I spoke with Evan Thomas in-studio about his new e-book, co-authored with Mike Allen, “Playbook 2012: The Right Fights Back.”   I read the book on the day it was released and found it to be “delicious.”  You will too, I promise. There are so many revealing nuggets and contextual elements – it brought the last few months of polioptics drama on the 2012 campaign trail into sharp relief. Best three dollars I spent this week!

Plus, this interview had personal significance for me.  I had never spoken to Evan on the air before – although I’ve known him, as a neighbor, for more than 20 years.  I was the kid who used to regularly drive down our dead-end street in Northwest Washington DC, “a bit too fast.”  And I remember how I used to slow down by “Mr. Thomas’ house ” so I wouldn’t get another bad look.

Yeah — it was very cool to have “Mr. Thomas” on the show.

But wait there’s more…

Our second guest, Spencer Geissinger (icon of a presidential advance man and dear friend of mine) joined Josh and me in-studio to discuss his experiences creating presidential visuals — on opposite ends of the perfectionist’s extreme — from Ronald Reagan to Jon Huntsman.  Spence was Director of Operations and Advance for President George W Bush when I served in the administration.  I had the privilege of traveling with him to 25 countries around the world in 16 months on behalf of the United States.  It was the most fun I have ever had.

Since W went back to Texas, Spence has, among other things, helped get Rick Scott elected Governor of Florida and launch the  Jon Huntsman for President campaign.  We talk about all of that on the show and also share a few insider stories of our time on the road.

Enjoy the show!

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